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Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan
Michael Clarke Duncan info
Born: 10 December, 1957
Birth Name: Michael Clarke Duncan
Height: 1.96 (6' 5")
Nickname: Hollywood / Big Mike
Also Known As: Michael Clarke Duncan, Michael 'Big Mike' Duncan, Michael Clark Duncan, Big Mike Duncan, Michael C. Duncan, Michael Duncan
Awards: Nominated for Oscar. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations
Known for: Kung Fu Panda , The Island , Planet of the Apes , Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore , Armageddon and more.
Michael Clarke Duncan biography

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Michael Clarke Duncan was born in the beginning of December 1957 in the famous city due to the movies about gangsters- Chicago. He was raised by his single mother. During his studies in the school, he wanted to play American football, but his mother while being afraid, that he will damage something, didn’t allowed him to do it. And she was not allowing him to do any kid of sports that could harm him in a way or another. While he was in the Alcorn University, which is located in the state of Mississippi, he was learning about all the means of communication, but due to his mother’s illness needed to leave his studies. In his native town Chicago, he started working in Oil Company; at first he was digging some new channels for the pipes. Later he worked as a kicker in the local night clubs, after his work in the club, he was hired by a theater producer, and as a result he came to the Hollywood. In Los Angeles he got an agent, while he was working as a bodyguard (between his clients was Will Smith and Martin Lawrence). His acting way he started while performing on TV, and taking part in different advertisings and soap operas. His debut roles in the movies were mostly roles of bodyguards. He performed in such blockbusters, as: “The Armageddon”, “Green Mile” and in “The Nine Yards”.
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Michael Clarke Duncan filmography

Here you can learn about the movies Michael Clarke Duncan acted in. You can see the names of the movies, their budget, years of release and the money gained from the screening of the certain movie. It is always interesting to know.

Movies & Videos Budget Year Opening weekend US box Office
Armageddon - Bear $135M 1998 $36.1M $202M
Kung Fu Panda - Commander Vachir (voice) $130M 2008 $60.2M $215M
The Island - Starkweather Two Delta/Jamal Starkweather $122M 2005 $12.4M $35.8M
Planet of the Apes - Attar $100M 2001 $68.5M $180M
Cats & Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore - Sam (voice) $85M 2010 $12.3M $43.6M
Daredevil - Wilson Fisk/The Kingpin $78M 2003 $45M $103M
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby - Lucius Washington $73M 2006 $47M $148M
The Green Mile - John Coffey $60M 1999 $18M $137M
Cats & Dogs - Sam (voice) $60M 2001 $21.7M $93.4M
The Scorpion King - Balthazar $60M 2002 $36.1M $90.3M
Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li - Balrog/Bison (Japan) $50M 2009 $4.72M $8.74M
Sin City - Manute $40M 2005 $29.1M $74.1M
Delgo - Elder Marley (voice) $40M 2008 $512K $512K
Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins - Otis $35M 2008 $16.2M $42.2M
George and the Dragon - Tarik $32M 2004
Bulworth - Bouncer (as Michael 'Big Mike' Duncan) $30M 1998 $142K $26.5M
The Whole Nine Yards - Franklin 'Frankie Figs' Figueroa $24M 2000 $15.9M $57.3M
School for Scoundrels - Lesher $20M 2006 $8.6M $17.8M
A Night at the Roxbury - Roxbury Bouncer (as Michael 'Big Mike' Duncan) $17M 1998 $9.6M $30.3M
See Spot Run - Murdoch $16M 2001 $9.72M $33.4M
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